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Ways to support yourself and each other through a traumatic event

Jan. 26, 2023

For many of us, trauma can be challenging to define and even more challenging to talk about. Here are some ways you can support yourself and your fellow Buffs.

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CMCI faculty member documents community rebuilding after 2021 King Soopers shooting

March 14, 2022

Photojournalist Ross Taylor spent months documenting community trauma and healing in Boulder after the 2021 King Soopers mass shooting. Taylor shares more about his project, “Boulder Strong: Still Strong, Remembering March 22,” which is on display at the Museum of Boulder now through April 10.

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Mental health is connection

Sept. 7, 2021

Making friends as an adult can be challenging, especially after living through a pandemic for over year, but feeling connected gives us a sense of belonging, support and purpose. Get tips to help you make meaningful connections.

The memorial service for Teri Leiker is held at the CU Events Center on April 9, 2021.

Campus remembers shooting victims

April 16, 2021

For more than a decade, generations of CU Boulder students, faculty and staff made acquaintance with one of the best friends they could ever have. And through the support of people around the country, her legacy will live on for years to come.

Flowers line a fence surrounding the parking lot where 10 adults, including a police officer, were shot by a lone gunman at the King Soopers at 3600 Table Mesa Dr. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

Processing and remembering with music

April 9, 2021

CU Boulder music student Josh Sweeney has turned to music in the wake of the Boulder tragedy, including recording his own arrangment of Samuel Barber’s famously moving “Adagio for Strings.”

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Get resources for grief and loss

April 5, 2021

University Libraries Dean Robert McDonald shares a message about the tragic events of March 22 and a selection of resources on the topic of grief and loss.

2021 CWA keynote speakers

Microsoft executive, Moms Demand Action founder to present at Conference on World Affairs

April 2, 2021

Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Commercial Partner Gavriella Schuster and Moms Demand Action Founder Shannon Watts will deliver keynote addresses at CU Boulder's 73rd Conference on World Affairs April 5–11.

Students Demand Action at the University of Colorado Boulder host a rally on March 30 honoring the victims of the March 22, 2021 mass shooting in Boulder. (Photo by Patrick Campbell/University of Colorado)

Photos: Student group hosts rally to honor March 22 victims

April 2, 2021

Students Demand Action at CU Boulder hosted a rally March 29, beginning with a CU moment of silence, on the steps of Norlin Library to honor victims and provide a bridge between students and the larger community.

Two people, one of them carrying a bouquet of flowers, hold hands.

How to cope when emotions are raw and people may be feeling so many different things

March 29, 2021

Grief, anger, powerlessness and worry––in a tragic event, all of these emotions are valid and some may feel all of them over time, says Sona Dimidjian, director of the Renée Crown Wellness Institute. Learn more.

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Student group to hold rally March 29 on Norlin steps

March 26, 2021

Students Demand Action at CU Boulder will host a rally at 2:30 p.m. Monday, March 29, on the steps of Norlin Library to honor the victims of the recent shooting in Boulder and provide a bridge between students and the larger community.